Victoria has a secret, but we have one, too — the secret to getting the best sales and deals at Victoria’s Secret, that is. Check out our top tips for shopping smart at the popular store.
About Victoria’s Secret
Victoria’s Secret is a women’s apparel and intimates store. The retailer is best known for its lingerie, fragrances, clothing and beauty items. Victoria’s Secret also owns the popular PINK brand.
You may enjoy shopping at Victoria’s Secret year-round, but you’d probably enjoy it even more if you could grab the same products you love for a fraction of the price. Use this store sale calendar as a guide to the best times to buy at the popular retailer.
- Semi-Annual Sale. Twice a year, Victoria’s Secret holds its well-known Semi-Annual Sale. Shop during these two seasonal sale events for big savings.
- Black Friday. Like many other major stores, Victoria’s Secret holds a post-Thanksgiving Black Friday sale each November. Avid shoppers have grown to anticipate the release of a new Black Friday limited-edition tote bag each year — the retailer’s signature giveaway item.
- Sales. Besides these specific promotional events, visit the “Sale” page on VictoriasSecret.com to stay up-to-date on limited-time savings opportunities.
Diehard Victoria’s Secret fans, and fans of the PINK line in particular, know the best way to be in the know about store happenings is to be a member of PINK Nation.
This free loyalty program gives members ongoing offers and freebies. If you become a PINK Nation member, you can also get email updates delivered straight to your inbox.
Victoria’s Secret coupons
Much to the delight of bargain hunters, Victoria’s Secret regularly offers coupons and promotional codes. For the latest news on in-store and online offers, consider registering your email and home address to be put on the retailer’s mailing list.
For online purchases, there is a maximum of three codes per order.
Coupon codes are also typically located at the bottom of the Victoria’s Secret homepage. For online purchases, there is a maximum of three codes per order.
Shipping and returns
The retailer often offers various rotating free shipping offers on purchases of a certain product or orders above a certain amount. Check the site’s homepage for these, as you’ll likely need to enter a coupon code at checkout to take advantage of these offers.
If you do make a purchase online and need to return something, you’ll find a relatively hassle-free experience. Return an item within 90 days of purchase, and you’ll receive a credit back to your original payment method. After 90 days, you’ll receive a merchandise credit.
But be aware: If you opt to ship back an item using the retailer’s return service, Victoria’s Secret will deduct $5.99 from your refund to cover the shipping costs.
NerdWallet takes you shopping
Don’t settle for full price at Victoria’s Secret. With the store’s numerous sale events and limited-time promotions, you’ll do best waiting until the product you need (or want) is discounted.
Image of Victoria’s Secret store in Las Vegas via iStock.